Relax and reenergize by spending the day on one of the many local beaches that line the beautiful pacific coast. The Ojochal-Uvita area is known for having some of the most beautiful and unusual beaches in Costa Rica including Playa Ventanas, a secluded sandy beach that forms a bay w/ caves that you can swim through during low tide; and Playa Uvita, a sandbar you can hike to that takes the shape of a whale’s tail that forms a beach during low tide.
Playa Uvita “the famous Whale Tail”
Marina Ballena National Park
Experience local waterfalls the “Cascadas” nearby. Just minutes away, the Ojochal Waterfall is owned by a wonderful family who will invite you into their home. Take a leisurely walk through a butterfly farm on your way to slide down the Uvita Waterfall. If you are more adventurous, plan a hike or horseback tour of the elaborate Nauyaca Waterfalls, one of the top 5 waterfalls in the country.
El Pavon Waterfall & Tilapia Farm
Known as the culinary capitol of Costa Rica. You won’t go hungry! Enjoy global cuisine available for you in paradise. Diverse dining options ensure something for everyone. Citrus is a local favorite w/ a unique hip ambience. Exotica mixes European/Vietnamese fusion for tastes that are simply amazing. Wake up to a croissant at Pancito Cafe, the always fresh French bakery. Looking for something a little more adventurous? Visit Tilapias El Pavon and hike to the waterfall then fish for your meal.
Need a night out? You can always find local music at places like Los Gatos or go dancing at SUD.